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Bankart repair

Bankart repair
ICD-9-CM 81.82

A Bankart repair is an operation for habitual anterior shoulder dislocation.[1] The joint capsule is sewed to the detached glenoid labrum, without duplication of the subscapularis tendon.

The procedure is named for the Bankart lesion, a common name for the condition it addresses. The condition was named for British surgeon Arthur Sydney Blundell Bankart, who first described it in the British Medical Journal in 1923.[2]


  1. ^ Craig, Edward V. (2004). The shoulder. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. pp. 209–. ISBN 978-0-7817-3590-2. Retrieved 25 July 2011. 
  2. ^ Bankart ASB. Recurrent or habitual dislocation of the shoulder-joint. Br Med J 1923

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